Catalysis for Engineers

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Faculteit Science and Engineering
Jaar 2021/22
Vakcode WMCE002-05
Vaknaam Catalysis for Engineers
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a

Uitgebreide vaknaam Catalysis for Engineers
Leerdoelen After completing this course the student will:
1. to be able to calculate equilibrium calculations for various (multiple) reactions
2. be able to derive a rate equation from a proposed molecular mechanism in homogeneous (particularly bio catalysis) and heterogeneous catalysis
3. to perform numerical calculation on combined mass transfer and reaction for (heterogeneous) catalysts
4. to perform reactor engineering calculations on various chemical processes using catalysis
5. To describe and understand the process lay-out of a number of representative bulk chemical processes
Omschrijving The course provides the student with (applied) knowledge on catalytic processes in the chemical industry, with an emphasis on bulk chemicals. The focus is on processes involving heterogeneous and biocatalysts.
Uren per week
Onderwijsvorm Hoorcollege (LC), Werkcollege (T)
(Total hours of lectures: 16 hours, tutorials: 16 hours, self study: 108 hours)
Toetsvorm Schriftelijk tentamen (WE)
Vaksoort master
Coördinator prof. dr. ir. H.J. Heeres
Docent(en) prof. dr. ir. H.J. Heeres ,prof. dr. P.P. Pescarmona
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Copies of the slides presented at the HC’s are available on Nestor after every lecture.
Entreevoorwaarden The course unit assumes prior knowledge acquired from Single and Multiphase reactors and Process design from the BSc Chemical Engineering.
Opmerkingen WE max. 100 points. Final mark: (points exam)/10, rounded to half marks (except 5.5).

This course was registered last year with course code CHCE-09
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
MSc Chemical Engineering  ( Core programme) - semester I a verplicht
MSc Courses for Exchange Students: Chemistry - Chemical Engineering - semester I a
MSc Industrial Engineering and Management: Product and Process Technology  (Optional technical PPT modules) - semester I a Elective CE